Paul Fussell Quotes
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I find nothing more depressing than optimism.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.
Those who fought know a secret about themselves, and it is not very nice. They have experienced secretly and privately their natural human impulse towards sadism and brutality ... Not only did I learn to kill with a noose of piano wire put around someone's neck from behind, but I learned to enjoy the prospect of killing that way.
Most people who seek attention and regard by announcing that they're writing a novel are actually so devoid of narrative talent that they can't hold the attention of a dinner table for thirty seconds, even with a dirty joke.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Every day should be passed as if it were to be our last.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.